H Con Res 189 in Congressional Session 104

Official Summary

 

Bill Number : H Con Res 189

 

Title : Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of United States membership in regional South Pacific organizations.

 

SUMMARY AS OF:
9/26/1996--Passed House amended.    (There is 1 other summary) Recognizes and reaffirms the value of ties between the United States and the South Pacific region. Notes the need to continue to support the efforts of the countries of the region to enhance the sustainable development of the more fragile island economies and their integration into the regional economy, while helping to ensure the protection of the region's unique ecosystems. Recognizes the efforts of the East-West Center and Pacific Islands Conference in this regard. Commends the South Pacific Commission for managerial and organizational reform and recognizes the important role the U.S. financial contribution to, and participation in, the organization makes in assisting it to realize the gradual economic self-sufficiency of all of its members. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment as a member of the Commission, a participant in the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, and a member of the post-forum dialogue partnership with the South Pacific Forum.

Votes

Title : Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of United States membership in regional South Pacific organizations.
Votes in the US Senate
This Bill was not Voted in the US Senate
Votes in the US House
Roll NumberVote DateQuestionDescriptionVote Result
4411996-09-26Suspend the rules and agree, as amended U.S. Membership in South Pacific OrganizationsP

Sponsors

 
Congressional Sponsors of H Con Res 189
 
Bill Number : H Con Res 189

Title : Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of United States membership in regional South Pacific organizations.

Sponsor: Rep Gilman, Benjamin A. [NY-20] (introduced 6/18/1996)      

ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]:     (Sort: by date)

    Rep Bereuter, Doug [NE-1] - 6/18/1996

    Rep Berman, Howard L. [CA-26] - 6/18/1996

    Rep Faleomavaega, Eni F.H. [AS] - 6/18/1996

Other Info

Bill Number : H Con Res 189

Title : Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding the importance of United States membership in regional South Pacific organizations.

 

 
ALL ACTIONS:
(Floor Actions/Congressional Record Page References)
 
6/18/1996:Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1108-1109)
 
6/18/1996:Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.
 
7/8/1996:Referred to the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific.
 
7/23/1996:Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
 
7/23/1996:Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
 
9/17/1996:Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
 
9/17/1996:Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Voice Vote.
 
9/26/1996 11:15am:Mr. Gilman moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended.
 
9/26/1996 11:15am:Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H11241-11243, H11353-11354)
 
9/26/1996 11:15am:DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate.
 
9/26/1996 11:29am:At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 5, rule I, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
 
9/26/1996 6:48pm:On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 416 - 6 (Roll no. 441).
 
9/26/1996 6:48pm:Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
 
9/27/1996:Received in the Senate.